Critical Policy Studies

(The TQCC of Critical Policy Studies is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Introduction: Embedding participatory governance25
Contours of historical-materialist policy analysis20
Pandemic consulting. How private consultants leverage public crisis management12
Institutions, Networks and Activism Inside the State: Women’s Health and Environmental Policy in Brazil12
Between radical aspirations and pragmatic challenges: Institutionalizing participatory governance in Scotland11
Making gender along the way: women, men and harm in Australian alcohol policy11
Emotions, affect and social policy: austerity and Children’s Centers in the UK10
Policy narratives: the perlocutionary agents of political discourse10
Mechanisms of metapower & procedural injustices in the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force decision-making process10
Promoting the digital future: the construction of digital automation in Swedish policy discourse on social assistance10
Can critical policy studies outsmart AI? Research agenda on artificial intelligence technologies and public policy9
Assembling research integrity: negotiating a policy object in scientific governance9
Can Mindfulness really change the world? The political character of meditative practices9
Fear of the other: vulnerabilization, social empathy, and the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada8
The ghostwriting of a global policy script: international organizations and the discursive construction of conditional cash transfers7
A tale of the digital future: analyzing the digitalization of the norwegian education system7
Understanding institutional dynamics in participatory governance: how rules, practices and narratives combine to produce stability or diverge to create conditions for change7
Is ‘Health in All Policies’ everybody’s responsibility? Discourses of multistakeholderism and the lifestyle drift phenomenon7
‘Close but not too close’ – experiences of science-policy bridging in three international advisory organizations6
Workfare and food in remote Australia: ‘I haven’t eaten… I’m really at the end…’6
The technocratic rationality of governance - the case of the Danish employment services6
Culture and tax avoidance: the case of Italy6
The politics of making Finland an experimenting nation5
Between autonomy and embeddedness: project interfaces and institutional change in environmental governance5
Competitive knowledge-economies driving new logics in higher education – reflections from a Finnish university merger5
Brazil and China going global: emerging issues and questions to explore knowledge and policy transfers5
Making sense ofpot: conceptual tools for analyzing legal cannabis policy discourse5
Why do political parties promote participatory governance? The Brazilian Workers’ Party case4
Flows of power: an analytical framework for the study of collaboration4
Protected how? Problem representations of risk in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)4
Department heads enacting gender balance policies: navigating voices of ambiguity and concern4
Feeling critical: navigating the emotional worlds of COVID-194
The fabrication of a necessary policy fiction: the interoperability ‘solution’ for biometric borders3
Problematizing policy: a semantic history of the word ‘policy’ in the Indonesian language3
Democratizing science is an urgent, collective, and continuous project: expanding the boundaries of critical policy studies3
From time to time: a systems-theoretical perspective on the twofold temporality of governing3
Interpreting crises through narratives: the construction of a COVID-19 policy narrative by Canada’s political parties3
Global governance through peer review: the Dutch experience of OECD reviews of National Policies for Education3
Framing children’s lives through policy and public sphere debates on COVID-19: unequal power and unintended consequences3
Implementation of indigenous public policies and tensions to governance: evidences from the Chilean case3
Assembling good citizenship under Korean COVID-19 surveillance3